For those wishing to stay in the Sanctuary for a while, there are many types of hospitality available.
La Verna is a place of spirituality and pilgrimage, therefore we try to keep the services and the ways of staying in accordance with the nature of the place. Individuals and groups can refresh themselves in the convent’s guesthouse and in the Refuge of the Pilgrim.
For individuals, families and groups willing to spend few days in la Verna to pray together with the friars and rest.
The Guests Quarters have many rooms available provided with heating, toilets, and showers, whatever it takes to have some prayer period.
Employees do not provide linen change and room cleaning service during the stay.
Opening Time ↝ 08:00 – 20:30
Available places ↝ 105
Rooms ↝ 72 (singole, doppie e triple)
The Pilgrim’s Refectory is open all year and it has many halls available whereas other halls are opened only of necessary or in great influx of public periods. Here people can have a meal or bar service at an affordable price.
Opening time ↝ 08:00 – 20:30
Meals schedule ↝ 12:30 – 14:00; 19:30
Available places ↝ 600
Indicated for self-management groups who want to take advantage of a site so rich in spirituality.
Tau is put at disposal for at least twenty from 17 to 30-year-old people groups.
Friars are available to have meetings and invite people to participate at least once during the day into one of the community’s prayer hours.
Self-management groups are expected to carry linen or sleeping bag, bath towels and to provide for furnish (cooking included). Groups are finally asked to think about rooms cleaning service and to tidy them up before leaving.
Spaces ↝ Chapel, Fully equipped Kitchen , Dining room, Assembly room
Places ↝ 72
For friars, religious people, priests, seminarians who want to rest or wish for a spiritual retreat in fraternity with the Franciscan Community.
Indicated for priests and religious people longing for live an absorbed prayer period, according to the nature of St. Francesco.
This treatment is suitable for conferences, refresher courses, spiritual exercises and stays.
The braid building is located in Chiusi della Verna and it has comfortable rooms provided with bathroom, elevator, a chapel and assembly rooms.
OPENING TIME ↝ from April 2nd to October 4th
Spaces ↝ Chapel (100), Assembly room (100), Dining Private rooms for small meeting
Available beds ↝ 160
Rooms ↝ 90 (singole, doppie e triple)
HOUSE OF PRAYER
A concrete offer of silence, introduction to prayer and a way of seeking God’s will in everyone’s lives dedicated to young people, both males and females. In addition to some particular and intense prayer periods (see Youth initiatives) the building is all year open to individuals and young people who wish to carve out time to pray and meditate.
The house is thought for self-management stays.
A simple treatment is expected for pilgrims who visit St Francesco’s places on foot. We offer a 15 beds dormitory, pilgrims can spend only one night here and are expected to have linen or sleeping bag. Cause of limited places available, reservation is compulsory.
Opening time ↝ 08:00 – 20:30
Places ↝ 15